MAGELLAN’S VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLDLESSON 3Micah Ella R. Gonzales, LPTCourse Instructor
ANTONIO PIGAFETTA (1491 – 1534)•Studied astronomy, geography, and cartography •Worked in the ships owned by the Knights of Rhodes •Joined delegation of Monsignor Francesco Chieragati•Admitted as “sobresalientes” (supernumeracies)•One of the 18 survivors who returned to Spain aboard the Victoria with Juan Sebastian Elcano. •Gave the handwritten account during the journey to Majesty King Carlos V.
HISTORY OF THE CONTEXT•Ferdinand Magellan - a Portuguese explorer who organized the Spanish expedition
HISTORY OF THE CONTEXT•Enrique of Malacca – translator of Magellan
HISTORY OF THE CONTEXT•Cilapu-lapu (Si Pula Pula)– one of the of Mactan who refused to obey the Spaniards
HISTORY OF THE CONTEXT•Zabu– one of the two Chieftains of Mactan who sent all his promises to Spaniards
HISTORY OF THE CONTEXT•Rajah Humabon & Hara Humamay (wife) – first to be baptized as Christians in Philippines.
GOD – SpreadChristianity0302GOLD – Discovery of Products (most specially Spices)04Magellan initial objective was to identify a more efficient route to the Asian sources of highly-valued spices REASON FOR EXPEDITION01GLORY – Greater power and a larger empire.